landscape NOUN 1) all the visible features of an area of land. 2) a picture representing an area of countryside. 3) the distinctive features of a sphere of intellectual activity: the political landscape. 4) (before another noun ) (of a format of printed matter) wider than it is high. Compare with PORTRAIT(Cf. ↑portraiture).
VERB improve the appearance of (a piece of land) by changing its contours, planting trees and shrubs, etc.
DERIVATIVES landscaper noun landscapist noun.
ORIGIN Dutch lantscap, from land 'land' + scap (equivalent of -SHIP(Cf. ↑-ship)).

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